Always something fun to do on weekends at Orme

Friday evening through Sunday night can be a time for Orme students to simply relax and recharge, but there are still plenty of fun trips and activities planned by weekend Duty Teams. Weekend opportunities always include at least one Culture Credit (educational) trip. For example, a recent fall weekend included the following student trip offerings: […]

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AP students are busy in Orme’s science labs

Veteran science teacher Sylvia Strobel’s AP Chemistry and AP Biology classes have been working hard this fall and taking on some very interesting lab projects. AP Biology students learned about cell membrane structure and function, and completed an osmosis & diffusion lab. They looked at the rate vs concentration of solutes and solvents.   In […]

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Orme fall Mini-Caravan

Much like Orme Caravans of the past, from September 28-30, the entire school community of students and faculty traveled en masse for a mini-Caravan adventure to Roosevelt Lake near Payson, Arizona. During the weekend, everyone hiked to the top of Mount Ord (see photo below). Caravan co-coordinator Steve Hall stated that the trip provided students […]

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New bell tower built in front of Chapel

A beautiful new bell tower now stands atop Chapel Hill on The Orme School campus. After several decades of increasing disrepair, the newly designed tower was installed last month. Both the Bell Tower and Morton Vrang Orme Memorial Chapel are owned by a separate non-profit entity from The Orme School. The tower was part of […]

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Introducing our newest faculty members

The Orme School is delighted to welcome, and introduce to you, our new faculty for 2018-2019. Please enjoy their mini bios below. Tina Barr – Assistant Director of Admissions Tina has a BS from Northeastern University in Boston. Before joining Orme, she was Director of Admissions at Chinquapin Preparatory School near Houston for 7 years […]

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